Finance Minister tours Schlumberger’s local facilities at Houston
…meets with Guyanese, foreign workers
Finance Minister Dr Ashni Singh was on Thursday given a tour of the facilities of Schlumberger Guyana Incorporated at Houston, East Bank Demerara where the major service provider to ExxonMobil houses its main operations.
The minister was led on the tour by Managing Director Ernesto Cuadro and GeoUnit HSE (Health, Safety and Environment) Manager Yuri Mozhaev. He was also briefed on the company’s operations and interacted with several Guyanese and foreign employees While there as well, Dr Singh learned of the educational and employment journey of several Guyanese prior to landing a job at the international Company. He also congratulated them on their future educational and employment paths as well as encouraged them to aim for continued success in the oil and gas industry.
Schlumberger is a technology company that partners with customers to access energy. It provides leading digital solutions and deploys innovative technologies to enable performance and sustainability for the global energy industry. It is the world’s leading provider of technology for reservoir characterisation, drilling, production and processing in the oil and gas industry and is a major service provider to ExxonMobil Guyana providing technical support for its operations in the Stabroek Block which have to date resulted in proven reserves.
In 2017, Schlumberger, the world- renowned Fortune 500 company decided to invest significantly and established a long- term footprint in Guyana through its US$75 million oil services facility base at Houston and plans to expand its operations in the near future.